Notre Dame investigators find no evidence of arson in April blaze
30 June 2019 | 7:19 am
Authorities suspect that faulty wiring or a burning cigarette may have caused the devastating blaze, but they cannot say with certainty. Still, they are confident that the fire was not intentionally lit.
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Iranian women are expected to wear veils in public — and also ads. A recent clip featuring a woman without the hijab has led authorities to sanction its producers. Why does the veil play such a central role in Iran?
27 Feb 2021
"Never before has so much cocaine been intercepted at once," said Dutch police, speaking about the mega-shipment worth billions of euros.
2 Apr 2021
Authorities release a photo of the suspect in a shooting in Orange, Southern California, that claimed the lives of four people, including a nine-year-old child. The suspect -- identified as 44-year-old Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez -- sustained a gunshot wound and is in critical condition in hospital.
9 Apr 2021
The Eemslift Hendrika was adrift off the coast of Norway, and had the potential to dump hundreds of tons of oil into the sea.
19 May 2021
Tut.by is widely regarded as the biggest independent news portal in Belarus. Its journalists have faced jail or harrassment from authorities in the past. Now, their offices have been raided by investigators.
31 May 2021
It's the second year in a row that Hong Kong police have banned public commemorations of the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.
6 Jun 2021
The head of the now-defunct opposition group Open Russia said he was pulled off a plane and detained by police in St. Petersburg.
23 Jun 2021
The move appears to be a crackdown on Iranian media and comes amid an escalation in tensions between the two countries.
6 Jul 2021
29 Jun 2021
Another body has been recovered from the debris of a Florida apartment building that collapsed last week, bringing the confirmed death toll to 10, with another 151 people still unaccounted for, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava says.
2 Jul 2021
Afghan security forces set fire to a pile of seized narcotics and alcohol during the National Mobilization Week against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, in the Deh Sabz district on the outskirts of Kabul.
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Sudan says troops from neighboring Ethiopia executed seven Sudanese soldiers and one of its civilians, putting the bodies on public show. Relations between the two neighbors have soured over a border dispute.
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Ahead of the annual NATO Summit in Madrid this week, the alliance's chief announced plans to increase the number of its high-readiness forces and bolster its eastern flank.
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Authorities in South Africa are seeking clues after 21 teenagers died in a packed bar. Also, the G7 is to mobilise $600 billion of investment in global infrastructure projects in the next five years, including in Africa, in a bid to counter China's initiatives. Finally, we speak to DJ and curator Mo Laudi about the "Globalisto" exhibition by African artists in the French city of Saint-Etienne.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.